The STAR® Core Advocate Training is broken into two parts, an online portion and an in-person portion. The online learning portion must be completed prior to attending the in-person training.

Module 1 Getting Started
Unit 1 Introduction to this Training  
Module 2 Introduction to STAR
Unit 1 STAR® History  
Unit 2 Organizational Structure  
Module 3 Background of the Work
Unit 1 History of the Anti-Sexual Violence Movement  
Unit 2 Theories of Change  
Unit 3 Anti-Oppression Framework  
Unit 4 Root Causes of Sexual Violence  
Unit 5 Quiz  
Module 4 Definitions, Prevalence, & Contexts of Sexual Violence
Unit 1 The Continuum of Sexual Violence  
Unit 2 The Contexts of Sexual Violence  
Unit 3 Sexual Abuse of Children  
Unit 4 Effects of Sexual Trauma on Survivors and Their Loved Ones  
Unit 5 The Neurobiology of Sexual Trauma  
Unit 6 Perpetrators of Sexual Violence  
Unit 7 Quiz  
Module 5 Becoming an Advocate
Unit 1 Principles of Advocacy  
Unit 2 Confidentiality  
Unit 3 Mandated Reporting  
Unit 4 Ethics & Boundaries  
Unit 5 Safety Planning  
Unit 6 Trauma-Informed Care with Different Populations  
Unit 7 Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma  
Unit 8 Quiz  
Module 6 Sexual Assault Response
Unit 1 Receiving Medical Attention  
Unit 2 Reporting Procedures  
Unit 3 The Criminal Justice System  
Unit 4 The Advocate Response  
Unit 5 Quiz  
Unit 6 Conclusion